Information Security Manager

Coal Authority
Mansfield, UK
27 Aug 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Coal Authority has an exciting opportunity for an Information Security Manager to join the team based in Mansfield. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a salary of £34,579 to £52,882 per annum.

Do you want to be part of a multi-disciplined, digital team supporting the delivery of a diverse and exciting programme of work across a forward thinking organisation? If so, this is a great opportunity to join us.

The role:

Our ICT team delivers a wide range of digital projects in support of the Coal Authority's commercial, operational and corporate activities. We work closely with colleagues throughout the business and central government to ensure that we maintain a robust information assurance schedule, covering all aspects of information security and business continuity.

We're looking for someone with proven and wide-ranging experience in the management of information security, who can provide easy to understand information assurance and business continuity advice and guidance.

Our ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively across organisational and technical boundaries, will ensure positive stakeholder engagement and can successfully react and respond to challenge.

As our Information Security Manager you will be:

- Supporting the Coal Authority's stakeholders, information and systems by clearly communicating information assurance (IA) and business continuity (BC) policy, process, guidance.

- Ensuring effective and strategic risk management of information assets and related systems through the application of appropriate policy, process, controls and counter measures.

- Ensuring assessed risks, threats and vulnerabilities are aligned with the changing needs of the business.

- Providing assurance for the IT corporate governance within the Coal Authority, ensuring we follow best practice guidelines and are aligned with requirements of the Information Assurance Maturity Model (IAMM)/equivalent, Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 ISMS standards for Information Security Management and ISO22301 Business Continuity Management.

- Developing, managing and maintaining the Coal Authority's BC programme, ensuring alignment with existing disaster recovery arrangements and business stakeholders' recovery time objectives and requirements.

- Managing up to 1 Information Security Officers.

Our ideal Information Security Manager will have:

- A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar.

- Professional qualification (or working towards) such as CISSP, SSCP,CCSP, CCNA, MCP and/or other formal IT security management qualification.

- Significant and demonstrable experience working in an information security management/assurance role.

- Ability to successfully manage a high and varied workload and meet strict deadlines.

- A strong understanding of the business impact of security tools, technologies and policies.

- Experience of effectively managing a security penetration and vulnerability assessment regime.

- Knowledge and understanding of ISO27001, ISO22301, PCIDSS, DPA 2018.

- Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.

- Effective decision making skills.

- Influencing skills.

- The ability to plan and schedule work effectively.

- Information security risk analysis and risk management experience.

- Excellent report writing skills.

- Strong organisation skills.

- Coaching and mentoring skills.

In return, as our Information Security Manager, we offer a Civil Service Pension, 27.5 days leave, plus Bank Holidays + 6 days Flexi Leave, Performance Related Pay, Gym Membership contribution plus more

Closing date: Monday 26th August

If you believe that you are the right candidate for the role as our Information Security Manager then please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

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